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Applying Assessment Results The COPE Inventory is a multidimensional coping inventory to assess the different ways in which people respond to stress (Carver et al., 1989). Coping strategies refer to the specific efforts, both behavioral and psychological, that people employ to minimize stressful events. There are two general coping strategies which have been distinguished. Problem-focused strategies are efforts to do something active to alleviate stressful circumstances, whereas emotion-focused coping strategies involve efforts to regulate the emotional consequences of stressful or potentially stressful events (Carver et al., 1989). Applying assessment results to the client is essential is assisting individuals who may be coping with stressful situations. The objective of the skilled counselor is to recognize the symptoms of stress and being able to interpret the results of the COPE assessment tool as a means of determining the proper methods of treatment during therapeutic work. I found that some of the personal responses that were
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